Allot Communications (Nasdaq: ALLT ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 6. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Allot Communications's revenues will decrease -0.9% and EPS will wither -60.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $26.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.06.
Last quarter, Allot Communications recorded revenue of $24.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 0.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $24.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.02. GAAP EPS were -$0.06 for Q1 against $0.10 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 72.0%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -8.2%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -7.7%, much worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $112.1 million. The average EPS estimate is $0.35.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 120 members out of 128 rating the stock outperform, and eight members rating it underperform. Among 25 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 21 give Allot Communications a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Allot Communications is outperform, with an average price target of $20.00.
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